Category Archives: 2017

Astronomy Workshop for Science Teachers – Application

APPLICATION FOR ASTRONOMY WORKSHOP FOR SCIENCE PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHERS IN NIGERIA 2017 The Director/Chief Executive of the NASRDA-Centre for Basic Space Science, (CBSS), Prof. Fidelix, E. Opara has passed away after a brief illness.  As a result, the HBSST Workshop is postponed for the two centres and a new date will be communicated […]

Overview of Project

We have established a national network of astronomers interested in public outreach to act as liaison between Brazilian astronomers and the press. The members actively pursue the appearance of national research in the press in order to counter the unbalanced coverage of international astronomy-related news; this in turn will bring greater attention to our science […]

Overview of Project

The Naval Hill Planetarium is presently the only digital planetarium in South Africa. Planetarium patrons come from vastly diverse socio-economic and cultural backgrounds. In order to make pre-rendered shows (typically produced in developed countries in the northern hemisphere) accessible and relevant, we need to produce supporting full dome planetarium content and translate existing content so […]

Overview of Project

South Africa faces numerous challenges with regard to education (SDG No. 4). Many of these education problems stems from the scars of Banthu education as confirmed by the 1994 Reconstruction and Development Programme (RDP) that “Black education, in particular, suffered severe deficits in the areas of Science, Mathematics, Technology, Arts and Culture” Therefore there is […]